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Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
cities and the counties between the multitude of jurisdictions. we're all working together for the same end. >> reporter: now, some of these agencies say a similar traffic system is in place now on washington state and that it's eased congestion by 50%. we could see road closures in association with this project over the next few years. caltrans will let us know in advance. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> drives will have to find another way across the bay -- drives will have to find another way across the bay because san mateo bridge closes tonight starting friday at 10 p.m. and ending 5 a.m. on monday. caltrans is replacing sections of the bridge after temporarily fixing a crack found two years ago. alternative routes, you may try the dumbarton bridge, bay bridge and highway 237. >>> giants fans have been chanting mvp for months. while that title is still not settled buster posey can claim another honor. he is officially the comeback player of the year in the national league. no surprise there. he hit .336 with 24 homers, 103 rbis, 39 doubles and 78 runs for the n.l. west champion giant
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm PDT
reporter anne makovec is live at city hall and anne, has the sheriff shown up to work yet? >> he has not. he has been laying low for the most part this morning. but he is expected here at city hall this afternoon to meet with interim sheriff vicki hennessey. from what we understand, hennessey will remain technically the sheriff of san francisco until friday when ross mirkarimi will be back at the helm. >> i look forward to demonstrating why the people elected me as sheriff and look forward for me and my family to move in a place where we hopefully will achieve some normalcy again. >> reporter: that's ross mirkarimi on what turned into a victorious night for him at city hall after a marathon session including hours of public comment. four of the 11 supervisors voted in favor of mirkarimi keeping his job as sheriff. jane kim is one of them. she calls mirkarimi's act horrific, bruising his wife's arm on new year's eve. it happened days before he was officially sworn into office. >> we had to make an absolutely clear bright line rule as to how you can determine official misconduct in the
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, tour some of the businesses that make that city great. i don't know exactly what that would be here in san francisco, to be determined. mayor lee hopes he will be able to take the mayor of detroit up on that. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> a big question for fans of course is the weather. looking a little ominous right now. we turn to the expert for that lawrence karnow for what we can expect at the ballpark later on tonight. so we're talking a few showers out there. >> we got some showers now. of course we had that rainfall moving through early on but things kind of just popping up now. we are getting a little afternoon heating and here we go. could get interesting as we head in toward the game. we are seeing a few showers hit and miss just like this. this is what we could see pop up toward game time. we are seeing some of those near san pablo, richmond, into the east bay hills but things will settle down more so in the afternoon the high pressure trying to begin to sneak this as the trough begins to slide in. the official forecast for tonight a 20% chance of a wandering shower moving on th
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
taxpayers who will foot the bill for repairs at city hall but some say the city's reputation is paying the highest price. >> it's kind of tarnishes's oakland's reputation in the bay area and nationally. >> reporter: to give you an idea of the expense this bank alone needs to replace 15 windows at about $2,000 per window, they are looking at a $30,000 bill. in oakland, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> police in the east bay want to know who killed a teacher at her home. susie ko was found dead in her hercules home after she failed to pick her husband up at the airport. police say she was killed between 7 and 10:00 at her home and then stole her blue subaru. >> she felt very comfortable here working and doing landscaping. i can only imagine somebody noticing that pattern and wanting to take advantage of that. >> the victim's children are now using social media to try to help police with their investigation. so far, they have about 140,000 followers on facebook. >>> a grisly discovery in east oakland. police say a decomposing body wrapped in cloth was found last night inside a car nea
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm PDT
: before that hearing, some supporters of mirkarimi met on the steps of city hall saying reinstate ross now and his wife is expected to join them and will be at her husband's side during the hearing. many believe his dispute with his wife doesn't affect his ability to do his job. many domestic violence victims advocates say there is a big conflict of interest here. somebody on probation for domestic violence should not be leading the sheriff's department. the case has played out for months at city hall and today, we should know whether or not mirkarimi will keep his job. he was suspended without pay after pleading guilty to misdemeanor false imprisonment. his wife was bruised by the sheriff during an argument. mayor lee says he is not fit for office and tried to remove him. he testified before an etician commission that determined the sheriff was guilty of official misconduct. today at 2:00 the board of supervisors will meet and will hear from the ethics commission, from the mayor, from mirkarimi's lawyer and from the public and vote on whether or not he should keep his job. so bac
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
city overnight. now residents are left in the dark. we have a report from lower manhattan with the latest. >>> reporter: floodwaters are receding and residents are checking for damage in lower manhattan this morning. >> the entire residence here is flooded out. we have no electricity. >> reporter: last night, sandy's powerful surge pushed water into the streets and into tunnels. at battery park, the water poured over the seawalls at a record 13.88 feet. authorities say 7 subway tunnels have extensive water damage. there is no timetable on when public transportation will be restored. >> make no mistake about it, this was a devastating storm, maybe the worst that we have ever experienced. >> reporter: city officials still need to figure out what to do about a crane that snapped at a construction site in midtown manhattan. in a city of tourists, this has become yet another tourist attraction. people gathering along this fence to see what's going on. >> it's weird seeing people coming together. they haven't been able to go to the empire state, out to the statue of liberty. >> reporter:
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
flooding is already happening. pieces of the atlantic city board walk ended up in the street. as hurricane sandy moves closer. roads are flooded and it is only expected to get worse. hundreds of thousands of people along the east coast have evacuated. but others refuse to leave. >> this is part of me. i've got to stay here. >> reporter: the national hurricane center says the massive storm has turned to the left and is expected to make land fall near delaware bay and new jersey. >> the most important message that i have for the public right now is please listen to what your state and local officials are saying. when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. >> hurricane force winds extend 175 miles from the center, and the storm is combining with two other weather systems, to create a super storm, affecting around 50 million people. >> it could be 2, 300 miles away from the center, during this event, and still get some very, very bad weather, dangerous, or even life- threatening conditions. >> reporter: here in rehobeth beach, the waves are already reaching over the board w
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
achilles' heel he has is president obama's record. >> reporter: the city of danville rolled out the welcome mat for the candidates bringing a big spotlight to this small college town. >> it's one thing to study politics and government in the classroom and it's another to see it from a front row seat. >> reporter: vice president joe been out of the public eyes reportedly fueling up on gatorade and animal crackers during his debate prem in his home state of delaware. a congressman stood in for paul ryan in biden's mock debate. former michigan governor olm had e jennifer job four years ago playing the part of sarah palin. >> big challenge for someone like joe biden who is so glib and so good at l people is delivering a message inside of a structured format. >> reporter: biden will be trying to stop the republican ticket's momentum coming out of the first presidential debate. a new cbs news poll from three key battleground states suggestions romney is getting a boost from his performance. in wisconsin, president obama's six point lead is cut in half. in virginia the president's lead shr
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm PDT
fair, italian heritage parade, that's in north beach, and even more going on outside the city like florence & the machine in mountain view and madonna happens to be performing in san jose. san francisco's police chief talked about the exceptionally busy weekend today on our morning show. >> you know, we have just about every san francisco police officer working and god bless them. they know how big an event it is. we got little to no complaints. poa is direction. they will be out here keeping everybody safe. >> reporter: now, this shouldn't be a big shocker but officials are asking people not to drive even once you get here. parking really is expected to be a nightmare. so use mass transit, bart, ferries, muni all ramping up service beginning tonight. so this area right around marina green is expected to be one of the hot spots. we have america's cup, the blue angels viewing, sailboat racing continues through sunday. we talked to america's cup organizers who say they are happy to be sharing the spotlight. >> so there's a lot of action down here on marina green and i think we're goi
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
shot. >> anytime we lose a member of our community to loss it's a loss for the city. >> reporter: some oakland residents are fed up with the violence and don't think police are doing enough. >> these crimes go on and on and on. people don't like the cops because they're not going to find out -- they won't find out who mushedded my son. >> reporter: police are asking anybody with information to come forward and along with crimestoppers are offering a cash reward. also, one woman was injured by a stray bullet in one of those shootings last night. michelle. >> thank you, elissa. >>> disbelief for students and parents in albany today as they mourn the death of a young teacher there. investigators believe he took his own life. and the as cate caugiran explains, he had just been arrested last week. [ crying ] >> my son's life... >> reporter: it's the second wave of shock for students, parents and teachers at albany middle school. >> we loved james. he has been part of our family. we're very active in sports. he as a great man. we just love him. [ crying ] >> it's a big loss for everybody. >>
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT
richard city schools. she says it's invaluable. >> the data for parents who don't graduate is going to be a rippled negative impact on their children's education. >> reporter: the daycare gets her peace of mind. >> she is in a good place. >> reporter: and she is determined to graduate on time in spring. >>> we have good news for travelers. the tsa will begin removing x- ray machines from major airports. many passengers complained the scanners are an invasion of privacy saying the images are too revealing. new machines will draw more generic images of the body instead of a detailed scan. smaller airports will still use the old technology. >>> all right. that's it. great, if not, i'm done. >> from the stratosphere to her own backyard, a novato woman discovers the remains of a meteor on top of her roof. why it took her a couple of days to realize exactly what it was. >> a reminder, if you have a consumer problem or question, call our hotline, 1-888-5- helps-u. volunteers are there right now. ,, [ female announcer ] this is the story of joycelin... [ joycelin ] it was a typical morning.
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm PDT
pieces. muni shut down the west portal tunnel affecting lines into the city and shuttles were brought in for commuters. services were back up and running by 10 am 30 a.m. we're learning that the san francisco fire department responded to an electrical fire at this same location a year and a half ago. i was told that most of the damage was in the kitchen where the fire may have started. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> san francisco fire investigators are also looking into an early-morning house fire. this is in the mission district. this one started on the deck of a house on fair avenue before moving into the rest of the home. one person inside was able to get out safely. >>> a dangerous situation for firefighters in san jose this morning. they had to be careful while battling a fire because of a large amount of ammunition in the house. it broke out at the home on carlson avenue near union avenue in the cambrian neighborhood. anne makovec shows us the extensive damage. >> reporter: this fire broke out just before 4 a.m. neighbors woken up by a man who lived here running out in a p
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
extended stay will give the city time to plan on a long- term solution of building a new stadium. >> it's about time oakland tries to keep the oakland as in oakland. >> reporter: there were rumors that the as were headed to the south bay. i spoke with fans about the potential long distance relationship and they were nothing short of honest. would you go to a game in san jose? >> uhm....... probably not. just because i like to party a little bit and i wouldn't want to do the driving and drinking. >> they should be able to go wherever they can go and win with money and in san jose that's where it's at. it's not here. >> either way, wherever they're at, i'll be there. wherever they go, i'll always be an as fan. >> reporter: the as could stay in the east bay. the managing partner lew wolff says he is absolutely interested in reaching an agreement, an agreement fans say the east bay economy depends on. >> this is a working man's ball team. you know? $2 tickets today. where else can you go to get $2 tickets? >> reporter: the commission is planning other meeting with the as in the next
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. >> could this be the stage for a future super bowl? the 49ers open so and along with the city of san francisco are bidding to host the 2016 or 2017 super bowl at the new $1.2 billion stadium. >> it's a great place to be and i'm sure they'll want to show case their investment. the largest investment for construction of any stadium. >> if it happens it will be in the new stadium in the south bay still under construction. but the festivities would be up the road in san francisco, the host city. the mayor says the economic impact would be felt throughout the area. >> they're reported to bring $500 million into the region they're being held. the hotels will be filled and regardless of where the parties are happening t super bowl will be happening here and all the hotels will be filled and there will be lots of jobs. >> they think san francisco should be the shoe in for the 2016 game. it is huge for the nfl with a lot of events. >> it's a great idea. we're make a big investment, both the south bay and the city is making an investment in bring them a new home we might as well be able to
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in benicia and to give you a good idea exactly where i am, over there can you city in the distance? that's the carquinez bridge. and on one side of it san pablo bay. on this side of it that's the carquinez strait and that's where all these fishermen are telling me that this is the hottest place this side of the bay to be fishing for salmon. so i decided to come out and talk to curtis and pam hayes from benicia bait and tackle. why is this season so marvelous? >> this is the most fish we have will caught in many years in this area. >> reporter: why would you say that? i know that the salmon having running upstream in the sonoma area. >> yes. they're moving in from the ocean. the ocean fishing has been phenomenal this year. and we're doing very well out here, too. >> curtis, how does weather affect the salmon run? >> we don't want wind. it tends to muddy up the water. it makes it tough for the fishermen to throw the lures. and what we're looking for is some rain. >> reporter: lawrence karnow is forecasting some rain the beginning of next week. >> exactly. what that does is it puts th
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT
demonstration. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran live at frank ogawa plaza now with how the city is preparing for today's protest. cate. >> reporter: frank, michelle, we know that businesses in the area have actually started to board up their windows in anticipation of tonight's activity because we know if things pan out like in the past, anything can happen. let's look at video in last year. this day last year oakland police officers raided the encampment getting national media attention. protestors streamed the event live online. we saw hundreds of protestors clash with oakland police as they used tear gas to try and disperse the crowds. today "occupiers" are vowing to take back the area. the spoke with an organizer who says all the events are peaceful today and maintain that "occupy" movements are always intended to be peaceful. mayor quan says while they don't anticipate a big crowd the city is prepared for anything. >> we think pretty clear for the whole last year, no violence, no vandalism, no camping. we hope people if they want to have a peaceful demonstration, we're ready to accommodate
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
search. >>> the city of oakland and the oakland coliseum are apologizing for a late night raid that went well into sunday morning. people from oakland, alameda and sandy flooded police with complaints of the beyond wonderland event. in fact, they received so many calls they told residents to call the oakland dispatch instead. the wave lasting in 2:00 a.m. and drew 10s of thousands of people. >>> and in afghanistan today, a man on a motorcycle rammed his bike into a joint afghanistan american patrol. the attack happened as service members walked through a market area. the taliban is claiming responsibility. the dead include the three american, an afghan translator and four police officers, as well as six civilians. >>> we are two days away from the first of three presidential debates between mitt romney and president obama. tara mergener tells us both campaigns are now dialing down expectations. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney get their first chance to put their policies side by side this week. wednesday's debate at the university of denver will focus on domestic policy. >> w
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 12:00pm PDT
giants win was big for the people. this morning i learned it's big business for the fans and for the city. >> reporter: mike smith and his team at graphics sportswear work overnight. >> it's great to see your shirt on it, fans and friends calling me. >> reporter: workers went into overdrive after the agendas won the pennant. the team's win translated into a business win for smith. >> normally we're done with christmas orders during october and usually now our presses aren't running. this has really helped us. >> reporter: fresh on the printing screens to the at&t dugout store. it opened early but not early enough for some die-hard fans. >> had to get it before everybody else. you can support the team and just proud, proud to be a san franciscan. >> showing the pride for the team. it's impressive. >> reporter: the tigers will be here for afternoon practice at 4:00 and the giants at 5:00. tomorrow every seat is expected to be filled. >> it's been an amazing post- season run. we had no idea that we were going to get here. the team came through and we are thrilled to bring a world series back to san franc
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the city just a little bit ago. cate. >> reporter: frank, while the chief addressed a number of issues in this conference including the uptick in crime, as well as ways to fight it, we wanted to know what the chief had to say about the most recent federal monitor report that came out. here's what he had to say. >> all working to move in the same direction, which is full compliance with something we started 10 years ago. it's not been easy. it's been challenging. but there's no one here that's ducking from the responsibility. we all want the same thing. the. >> judge wants the same thing. i want the same thing. i want our officers to follow constitutional policing. >> reporter: the chief added that the department hasn't had enough time to fully review the report and admitted the department has room for growth. he was joined by people in the community including mayor quan. officers at the meeting highlighted successes the department made including arrests and two new ways to cut down on violence including a new program to anonymously notify oakland pd of crime going on in their ne
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
would be where they are in the last couple of months. >> game 3 is tomorrow night in the motor city. just after 5:00 along with game 4 on sunday and game 5 if needed on monday. >> hopefully it's not needed. >> sweep 'em, come on. >>> still ahead, new meaning -- >> that's a lot of shaking. >> -- about how to shake it off. >> up next the hot new workout even used by nasa. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. lots of sunshine around the bay area. will it hold for the weekend? what about some more rain? we'll talk about that coming up. >>> monster costumes definitely in for had halloween. but we are going to stay warm with our monster leggings. the hottest halloween costumes we'll share them with you still ahead. >> all right. roberta. thanks. the big board on a friday is up. that is good news. we have much more coming up. stay with us. ,, ,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, therapy with infants can be effective. researchers used intensive engagement with kids betweee ages of >>> a new study on autism says early invention with infants is effective. researchers used intens
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